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Administrative Assistant

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
November 28, 2017

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Penny M. Upton * 502-***-****


Highly organized and detail oriented Administrative Assistant with over fifteen years of office experience. Proven ability to coordinate multiple functions to ensure that an office flows smoothly and productively. Eager to assist upper management, other staff, customers and/or clients. Provide professional, courteous communication via phone, computer and in person.

Excellent Work Ethic Motivated Self-Starter Team Player


Administrative Assistant, 2002-2006

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Managed daily office operations of the Physiology Department

Assisted with departmental and grant budgets

Prepared personnel paperwork and maintained files

Coordinated travel arrangements for Chair and prepared travel paperwork for other departmental staff

Assisted with recruiting and transferring new faculty members

Coordinated seminars and visits by invited faculty, new faculty and postdoctoral fellows

Coordinated the typing of grant applications, research manuscripts, papers and other materials

Supervised three administrative staff

Administrative Assistant, 1999-2001

The Essmueller Company, Laurel, MS

Prepared orders for processing

Established and maintained databases

Performed clerical duties for Sales and Engineering Departments

Office Manager, 1995-1996

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Madison, MS

Managed daily office operations

Performed all bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections, checking account

Maintained personnel files

Assisted with fund raising

Supervised one part time employee and volunteers


Draughon’s Business College, Jackson, MS Junior Executive Program

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